Girl's Spring Headband

Girl's Spring Headband
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Step 1: Getting Started

 

Spring is the perfect season to adorn your hair with a pretty headband filled with knitted flowers! Display your knitting skills by creating this flowery headband to wear or share. Cover a basic plastic headband with this easy knitted cover and add the adorable flowers to top it off. This is a great free knitting pattern for beginners or intermediate knitters looking for something quick and easy to work on. Enjoy spring and your new headband! (The bright colors used for the flowers really make this project shine!)

Note: You can make as many flowers as you would like. This is a great project to use up all that scarp yarn you have hanging around.

Skill level: beginner

Materials:

Small amounts of Worsted weight yarn in 4 different colors. The sample was made from Lilly sugar and cream cotton deft blue, hot green, hot pink and bright purple, or use 4 colors of your choice.

Size 6 knitting needles

Yarn needle

Plastic headband

Gauge: gauge is not important for this project

Stitches used:

K- knit stitch

P- purl

Inc- knit into the front and the back

Step 2: Pattern Instructions

 

Headband

Cast on  10 sts with green or color of your choice

Row 1: knit across

Row 2: P across.

Repeat row 1 and 2 until piece is the same length as the head band when lightly stretched.

Cast off and seam up the sides while covering the headband, weave in ends and set aside.

 

Flowers (make 3, one in each color that hasn’t already been used)

Cast on 10 stitches

Row 1: K across.

Row 2: P across.

Row 3: Inc in each stitch across. (20)

Row 4: P across.

Row 5: Inc in each stitch across. (40)

Row 6: K across.

Row 7: K across.

Cast off.

 

Putting it all together:

Coil the flower and secure. Sew each flower to the headband. Weave in all ends.

 

Girl's Spring Headband

 

About The Author

Melanie has more than 25 years experience as a Hands-on fiber artist and fiber arts teacher specializing in crochet, knitting, spinning, weaving and tatting. She has taught classes through various yarn stores, Community Education Programs, fiber fairs; as well as in 4-H programs around Idaho. She has been designing her own unique projects and patterns for numerous year and she has spent several years as a pattern tester for many yarn and design companies. You can usually find her working on something or planning her next project.